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We hope you enjoy reading our wide range of pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the articles below you’ll find preventative healthcare advice, as well as seasonal, local, and practical tips on how to keep your pets healthy and happy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply sign up below.
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Nicola Armstrong talks overweight dog problems and eco-friendly treats
This article contains some interesting ideas for dog owners looking for more sustainable and healthier treats for overweight dogs. Take a look.
Avenues Veterinary Centre’s list of Christmas foods your dog can and can’t eat
Do you know the common Christmas foods that are toxic to dogs? Take note of our lists of foods not to give your dog, and those they can eat.
Try Nicola’s favourite boredom busting toys for small pets this Christmas
When small pets like guinea pigs and hamsters get bored, they can become depressed and some will even self-mutilate. These toys could help.
Christmas and cats – what could possibly go wrong?
In this article, head Vet Nicola Armstrong, shares common causes of Christmas cat injuries and advises how to avoid them.
Four things your cat should be checked for this autumn at Avenues Vets
As the nights draw in, it’s worth thinking about booking a pre-winter health check for your cat to ensure they’re in tip-top condition for the colder months.
Seven essential health checks for your rabbit this Autumn
Nicola Armstrong shares some helpful reminders for rabbit owners on what to look out for between vet visits, and in preparation for winter.
Five cold weather walking tips for your dog
Dogs might seem warm in their furry coats, but the veterinary team at Avenues Vets wants to remind you to take care as it gets colder.
Does your rabbit, guinea pig or hamster need a friend?
Could your rabbit or other small pet be lonely? Chat to the nurses at our Glasgow surgery about their ‘buddy needs’.
Puppy chewing – your questions answered
Nicola Armstrong anticipates your pain and answers the common questions on puppies’ chewing phase.
10 truths all cat owners will understand
Even if your cat seems on its finest form a check-up in Glasgow wouldn’t go amiss.